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Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-El Monte, and Mayor Andre Quintero were on hand Thursday as the company held a ribbon cutting for the new manufacturing facility.
Given the FTA’s – and Trump’s – track record in not protecting workers, Costa and ATU look to Congress to step in. It’s lobbying lawmakers to pass the Transit Worker and Pedestrian Protection Act (HR1139/S436) by Sen. Chris Van Hollen, D-Md., Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif., and others.
But local members of Congress, Reps. Grace Napolitano and Linda Sanchez, want an even faster timeline and are asking Congress to funnel extra funds in to speed up the work.
The producers, Studio C Productions, have been awarded by Congresswoman Grace Napolitano, the State Senate, and the Chamber of Commerce for their community contributions. The festival is possible thanks to the support of their Elite Sponsors, The Wizard of Bras and Cacique.
On May 15, Representatives Grace Napolitano (D-CA) and John Katko (R-NY), co-chairs of the Congressional Mental Health Caucus, hosted a very important Hill briefing as part of Mental Health Awareness Month. This briefing addressed the decarceration of transition age youth with intellectual/developmental disabilities (I/DD) and mental disorders.
House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure Chair Peter DeFazio (D-OR) and Ranking Member Sam Graves (R-MO); Subcommittee on Highways and Transit Chair Eleanor Holmes Norton (D-DC) and Ranking Member Rodney Davis (R-IL); and Subcommittee on Water Resources and Environment Chair Grace F.
“It is a partisan political attack,” said Rep. Grace Napolitano (D-Norwalk), a member of the House rail subcommittee. “There is a lot of animosity.”
Napolitano, who has supported the rail project though she doesn’t like the routes and doubts it will benefit her working-class constituents, said Democrats will sue over any grant termination.
“It is wrong that the Harbor Maintenance Trust Fund has been raided for non-harbor purposes,” Rep. Grace Napolitano, D-Calif., said in a statement. “This is the first step this Congress will take in ensuring that shippers who pay (the tax) are receiving a benefit from their user fee.”
Frustrated by continual delays in refurbishing the Whittier Narrows Dam, U.S. Rep. Grace Napolitano summoned the commanding general of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers to her office in Washington D.C. last week.